The extent of pathogen impact on solitary bees is unknown, but it is crucial as they comprise majority of the approximately 20,000 bee species on the planet
Elephant found dead in Odisha’s Keonjhar, third within a month
Bhitarkanika: Man taken by estuarine croc in fatal attack
Hilsa vanishing from poor and middle-class people’s menu in Odisha
Global Eco Watch: Kazakhstan’s smallest saiga population records mass calving
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Is India headed towards a locust plague
Exceptional summer breeding may prompt swarms to remain in the country through end of year, move east & south
Four new fungi species discovered on bat carcasses in China
One of the fungal genus is known to contain numerous aggressive pathogens that can infect mammals, according to researchers
Bihar govt teams carrying out operations against locust swarms
The insects have spread to 11 districts of the state in the past four days
Global Eco Watch: Wolf spiders reproducing more in warming Arctic
Locusts invade Delhi-NCR
Insects spotted in Delhi’s Aya Nagar and Vasant Kunj areas in addition to five places in Gurugram; expected to ...
Pollinator Week: Why we need to protect the bees and the butterflies
Around 40% of invertebrate pollinator species — particularly bees and butterflies — face extinction across the world, warns FAO
Odisha starts project to conserve Bhitarkanika fishing cats
The nocturnal species are not easy to trace; no exact ecological data on their population at the park
Tree-planting campaigns can reduce, not improve biodiversity, shows study
Tree plantations can contradict the real purpose of planting trees, according to the study
Kaziranga braces to curb human-wildlife conflict ahead of monsoon
Water levels rise inside the park every year, prompting animals to move highlands in areas of heavy settlements
World camel day: As tourists stay away from Odisha beaches, owners abandon camels
Several camels in Odisha — used by tour operators to earn money by carrying tourists in beach sites — ...
Global Eco Watch: Reindeer may have been domesticated 2,000 years ago
Court Digest: Major environment hearings of the week (June 15-19, 2020)
Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the ...
International Horseshoe Crab Day: Species under grave threat in Odisha
Hundreds of the crabs have been killed in Odisha each year to supply their meat and shells to Jharkhand, ...
COVID-19: Infection in Dutch mink farms point to ‘reverse zoonosis’
The COVID-19 outbreak has reached 12 out of 130 Dutch mink farms, according to Science
World Crocodile Day: Experts flag dip in gharial count in Odisha
Only 14 gharials were spotted at Satkosia gorge in Tikarpada in state’s Angul district in 2019, claimed a former ...
World Crocodile Day: Experts call for patience regarding human-croc conflict
Down To Earth speaks to experts in four prominent human-croc conflict areas; none support culling
What locust attack? Great Indian Bustards make a meal of pests, reproduce more
However, the population could drop again after the locust invasion gets over, experts say
2 leopard skins, bones recovered in Odisha, 1 arrested
At least 155 leopards have been poached across Odisha in the last 10 years
Elephants found dead in Odisha’s Keonjhar with tusks removed; activists allege poaching
Odisha forest department comes under fire by locals, activists; locals allege neglect
What’s behind hundreds of vulture deaths in Guinea-Bissau — and what can be done
More than 2,000 critically endangered Hooded Vultures are reported to have died in Guinea-Bissau since 2019. They were deliberately ...